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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Police activity around Indiana Avenue and 6th Street in NW DC

9 A.M. Update:

Police and fire department activity in the 500 block of Indiana Avenue NW continues to block Indiana Avenue between 3rd and 6th streets. Again, avoid this area.

A disabled vehicle on eastbound I-66 before Centreville is blocking the right center lane.

Traffic signals are reportedly flashing on Connecticut Avenue and Yuma Street NW.

8:45 A.M. Update:

An accident on 8th and L streets in Southeast Washington could slow traffic there.

The accident on I-270 South at the exit for W. Montgomery Avenue has been cleared.

8:30 A.M. Update:

An accident on 17th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW could cause problems approaching that intersection.

There is also an accident on I-270 South at the exit for W. Montgomery Avenue.

8:20 A.M. Update:

The police activity in the 500 block of Indiana Avenue NW is also blocking E Street between 4th and 5th streets. Avoid the surrounding area, because this will cause severe backups.

8:15 A.M. Update:

Police and fire department activity in the 500 block of Indiana Avenue NW is blocking Indiana Avenue between 3rd and 6th streets. Avoid the area.

And a disabled vehicle in the 600 block of 9th Street NW could cause issues there.

8 A.M. Update:

An accident at 16th Street and Meridian Place in Northwest Washington could cause headaches there.

Watch out for an accident on 6th Street and Florida Avenue in Northwest Washington.

Traffic signals are reportedly flashing on North Capitol and Randolph Streets NW.

7:40 A.M. Update:

The accident on I-95 North in Lorton has been cleared, but the heavy delays remain for traffic as far south as Dale City.

7:25 A.M. Update:

The accident on I-95 North after Lorton Road has been cleared and all lanes reopened. Very heavy delays remain approaching this spot.

The accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road has also been cleared from the shoulder. There are still heavy delays approaching this stretch and continuing through to the Beltway.

The accident on the inner loop of the Beltway near the Dulles Toll Road has been cleared from the shoulder.

7:05 A.M. Update:

An accident on the inner loop of the Beltway near the Dulles Toll Road is blocking the right shoulder.

6:50 A.M. Update:

The accident on I-95 North in Lorton is blocking the right lane and right shoulder. The right center lane has reopened.

The accident on eastbound I-66 continues to slow traffic approaching Chain Bridge Road.

6:25 A.M. Update:

An accident on I-95 North in Lorton is blocking the right two lanes and the right shoulder. Traffic has slowed to a crawl approaching Lorton Road.

The accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road is still blocking the right shoulder.

6:05 A.M. Update:

The left two lanes have reopened on I-66 East at Chain Bridge Road. The left shoulder is still blocked, and there are still heavy delays.

Original Post:

Good morning, commuters! Welcome back to the grind after an extended weekend of turkey, shopping, football and, for many of you, hectic travel. It will remain unseasonably warm today, but there are no showers expected this morning, according to the Capital Weather Gang.

We’ll be keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning, reporting any delays or issues — and we will need your help: If you hear about any congestion, delays, problems or anything at all, tell us in the comments section below or by tweeting @drgridlock.

So far:

— An accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road is blocking the left two lanes and the left shoulder. There are already heavy delays approaching this spot.

— A disabled vehicle on the inner loop of the Beltway at Arlington Boulevard is blocking the right shoulder.

— A disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at the Little River Turnpike is blocking the right shoulder.

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